Malaysian freighter sank in South China sea, 8 missing
Malasyian freighter Soon Bee II sank on Jan 11 near Kuala Rajang, Borneo, South China sea, due to rough weather and age, vessel was 41 years old. Friday, 14.Jan.2011, 11:26 (GMT+3)
Malasyian freighter Soon Bee II sank on Jan 11 near Kuala Rajang, Borneo, South China sea, due to rough weather and age, vessel was 41 years old. Of 18 crew, 10 are saved (9 Indians and 1 Indonesian), and 8 still missing, all Malaysians.
Ten of 17 crew members of cargo ship, M.V Soon Bee II survived and are now on the way to Saratok hospital, confirmed Sarikei OCPD, Supt. Philip Picha.
Philip said he could confirmed that 10 of the 18 survived and were seeking treatment in Kabong clinic at 10 am today. The other eight are missing.
He said the boat was believed to capsized at Kuala Gerigat. It was believed that the ten had life jackets on and had swam to Kabong. He said he did not know who are the one who survived.
The 18 are crew members of the cargo boat, Soon Bee N0 2 which was on its way to Sarikei on Monday.
The owner lost contact of the crew at about 8.45 am that same day. The 41 year old boat ply between Kuching and Sarikei.
Bernama reported that the 17 crewmen and skipper of the ship were Imam Fahrudi (skipper), Sadri Ismail (chief officer), Athoaba Baremron Kabui, Tripati Yogesh Kumar, Vivek Kumar Sharma, Wong Kie Ket, Robert Aling anak Kinking, Bong Youn Choi, Jong Qing You, Arun Mathunny Raj, Vijit Hazarika, Manish Kumar Singh, Akhand Pratap Singh, Ravinderdeep Singh, Narotam Banshiyar, Bong Kui Seng and Perates anak Sapor.
Akhand Pratap Singh was one of the crew members on board cargo ship MV Soon Bee II, which went Malayasia missing near Kuala Rajang in Sarikei (Malaysia)If you Found any Update From my Elder Brother(Akhand Pratap Singh) .Please Contact Me Through mail
Vijay Pratap SinghTuesday, 15.Mar.2011, 09:11
My Friend Arun Mathunny Raj is also missing ... Till now there is no information abut him...Please help us.....If anyone get any information abt him response me as soon as possible..
Lewin Ninan GeorgeTuesday, 15.Feb.2011, 11:54
My cousion is also missing since the accident his name is Arun Mathunny Raj. If anybody have any information regarding the missing people plscontact me . We are desperately searching for our loving cousion. please help..
AntuThursday, 10.Feb.2011, 22:25
Akhand Pratap Singh, my relative has lost all his contacts after 12 Jan. If anyone can help please do so......
Niti SinghFriday, 04.Feb.2011, 11:49
My relative Akhand Pratap Singh was one of the crew members on board cargo ship MV Soon Bee II, which went missing near Kuala Rajang in Sarikei (Malaysia) on 11th January following rough sea condition.
We are clueless how to get the information as the ship management company is out of reach now. Kindly help.